Tag: religious tolerance

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    Watch our interview with the director of the Washington, DC office of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, who says the violence in Libya and Egypt “does not stand for who we are as a people.” More

    September 14, 2012 | Comments

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    “You’re not tolerant,” says this Christian philosopher, “if you’re indifferent. You’re tolerant if you disapprove of the other person’s religion but put up with it nonetheless.” More

    September 9, 2011 | Comments

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    On March 10, Rep. Peter King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee is scheduled to open hearings on “the radicalization of American Muslims.” Watch excerpts from a Capitol Hill briefing held in advance of the hearings. More

    March 9, 2011 | Comments

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    As Mideast turmoil spreads, a professor of international affairs says we are witnessing changing interpretations of religion and “a struggle over which interpretations have authority over whom.” More

    February 23, 2011 | Comments

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    University of Notre Dame history professor Scott Appleby assesses the present moment and analyzes the anxiety, fear, and conflict currently in evidence on the American religious scene. More

    September 10, 2010 | Comments

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    At a press conference this week in Washington, DC, religious leaders gathered to denounce anti-Muslim bigotry and “to promote a culture of mutual respect and the assurance of religious freedom for all.”
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    September 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Martin Luther King Jr and Abraham Lincoln loomed large over Glenn Beck’s recent Restore Honor rally. Both of them were exceptional historical figures who had an exceptional sense of caution when they spoke of God in relation to American destiny.
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    September 3, 2010 | Comments

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    While religious conflict is dominating the headlines, there are some who are trying to find understanding and respect across religious lines. A group of women in Cambridge, Massachusetts is doing just that. They have founded a book club to learn from each other’s Jewish, Christian and Islamic traditions. More

    September 29, 2006 | Comments

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    An exhibit at Washington National Cathedral celebrates what can happen when people of different religions live together in peace. It displays treasures from the Middle Ages in Spain, when Spanish Jews, called Sephardim, lived peacefully alongside Christians and Muslims. More

    May 30, 2003 | Comments

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    Part five of a five-part series: Concluding RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY’s five-part series “Exploring Religious America,” Bob Abernethy speaks with experts John Green, Robert Franklin, and Peter Steinfels about the findings of the survey. Topics include scandal in the Catholic church, spirituality versus tradition, America’s increasing religious diversity, and whether true interfaith understanding is possible. More

    May 24, 2002 | Comments

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